African

African

Of or pertaining to Africa. African hemp, a fibre prerared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and india. African marigold, a tropical American plant (Tagetes erecta). African oak or african teak, a timber furnished by Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.

Origin: L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer african.


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